How to disable acpi thermal?

Bob Bishop rb at
Tue Jan 15 03:42:22 PST 2008


On 15 Jan 2008, at 05:23, Daniel Eischen wrote:

> On Tue, 15 Jan 2008, Kevin Foo wrote:
>> You can disable ACPI thermal by adding line below to /boot/ 
>> loader.conf
>> debug.acpi.disable="thermal"
>> I doubt it is safe to do so.
> Well, I don't know what else to do.  Everything worked just fine
> under FreeBSD 4.x until upgrading to 7.0.
> I was looking for some way to turn it off without rebooting.

Can't help you there, but FWIW we recently had to disable ACPI thermal  
as above on a Core 2 Quad server running 6.2R to suppress continuous  
error messages. It's been running nice and cool for over a month with  
no problems.

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